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Premier Brad Wall made an announcement on March 20, 2017, two days ahead of the provincial budget.

Wall hints at PST increase, tax changes in social media video ahead of budget

By 650 CKOM March 20, 2017 - 6:37am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 12:46pm

Saskatchewan's premier gave his biggest hint yet there could be a change coming to the provincial sales tax (PST) in Wednesday's budget.

In a video posted on social...

A reduction to the wages of MLAs and political staff proposed by Premier Brad Wall is expected to save about $500,000 a year.

Wall asks MLAs, ministers to take 3.5% wage cut

By 650 CKOM March 7, 2017 - 12:15pm Updated: March 7, 2017 - 4:29pm

The province will be cutting from the top as it looks to trim its deficit.

Premier Brad Wall has asked all ministers, MLAs and political staff to take a 3.5 per cent...

Premier Brad Wall said the provincial government still has yet to determine the exact figure on the provincial deficit. It's also trying to determine to best way to get back to balance. Feb.28, 2017

Wall hints at more time to plug $1.2B deficit

By Chris Carr February 28, 2017 - 7:16pm Updated: March 1, 2017 - 7:34am

Saskatchewan's deficit is projected at $1.2 billion, but could grow before the province's spring budget comes down.

Premier Brad Wall said this is because final numbers...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks at the SUMA Conference in Saskatoon on Feb. 6, 2017.

Wall paints grim budget picture, announces $1.2B deficit

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 6, 2017 - 3:42pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 3:47pm

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says everything is on the table when it comes to bringing a $1.2-billion deficit to balance.

Wall made the remarks during a speech to the...

A January 2016 photo of a makeshift memorial in front of Dene High School in La Loche, Sask. following a shooting that killed two people and wounded seven others.  Two brothers were also killed in a home near the school.

Classes cancelled as La Loche continues to grieve

By 650 CKOM January 23, 2017 - 7:46am Updated: January 23, 2017 - 7:46am

There are no classes in La Loche Monday in the wake of a sombre anniversary.  On Sunday, the remote community privately marked one year since a shooting that killed two staff...

Sask. Premier Brad Wall agrees with the federal government's decision to approve two pipelines.

Sask. premier agrees with federal government decision on pipelines

By Sarah Mills November 30, 2016 - 4:35pm Updated: December 1, 2016 - 6:37am

He doesn't often agree with the current federal government but Premier Brad Wall is thanking it for approving two new pipelines.

Line 3 and Kinder Morgan were given the...

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'I wish Justin Trudeau was a little more like Hillary Clinton:' Wall continues stance against carbon tax

By Britton Gray October 12, 2016 - 3:54pm Updated: October 13, 2016 - 6:24am

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the plan proposed by Hillary Clinton would be more effective than the announced carbon tax.

“When I take a look at Hillary Clinton’s...

Premier Brad Wall addresses media at a news conference in Saskatoon Oct. 11, 2016.

Wall vows to continue fight against carbon tax

By 650 CKOM October 11, 2016 - 2:22pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 2:26pm

Premier Brad Wall is continuing to speak out against a carbon tax announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In remarks to the House of Commons last week, Trudeau said...

Premier Brad Wall is willing to go to battle against a carbon tax.

Premier Brad Wall says he'll fight national carbon tax

By Sarah Mills October 7, 2016 - 12:25pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 1:20pm

Premier Brad Wall is willing to go to battle against a carbon tax.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a $10 per tonne price on carbon in 2018 growing to $50 per ...

David Suzuki signs a fan's book at The Word on the Street Festival in Saskatoon Sept. 18, 2016.

Suzuki sounds off on Wall, climate change and the Husky oil spill in Saskatoon

By JT Marshall September 18, 2016 - 5:33pm Updated: September 19, 2016 - 7:59am

Canada's best-known environmental activist visited Saskatoon on Sunday.

David Suzuki was the headline author at the sixth annual Word on the Street book and magazine...

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall

Premier says he is disappointed in McMorris

By Sarah Mills August 8, 2016 - 3:52pm Updated: August 9, 2016 - 6:45am

The premier expressed disappointment Monday over his friend and colleague Don McMorris.

The Indian Head MLA was charged with impaired driving on Aug. 5 and resigned from...

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Beer battle brews between Alberta and Saskatchewan

By Sarah Mills July 18, 2016 - 3:31pm Updated: July 18, 2016 - 3:45pm

The new west partnership is showing its first crack and the fault line is in Alberta.   That province is introducing measures to give preferential treatment to local brewers...

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